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Pope’s Homily at Mass in Assisi

“We turn to you, Francis, and we ask you: Teach us to remain before the cross, to let the crucified Christ gaze upon us”

Franciscans Convene 199th General Chapter

ASSISI, Italy, MAY 16, 2007 ( The Order of Friars Minor Conventual convened their 199th general chapter, which will include a visit from Benedict XVI for a Mass marking the anniversary of St. Francis’ conversion.

Franciscan’s Visit to Vietnam Is a First

ROME, MARCH 6, 2006 ( For the first time, a top superior of the Order of Friars Minor visited the Province of Vietnam, thanks to a special visa given by the Hanoi government.